blockhouse / ˈblɒkˌhaʊs /


blockhouse 的定义

n. 名词 noun

plural block·hous·es [blok-hou-ziz]. /ˈblɒkˌhaʊ zɪz/.

  1. Military. a fortified structure with ports or loopholes through which defenders may direct gunfire.
  2. Also called garrison house. a building, usually of hewn timber and with a projecting upper story, having loopholes for musketry.
  3. a house built of squared logs.
  4. Rocketry. a structure near a launching site for rockets, generally made of heavily reinforced concrete, for housing and protecting personnel, electronic controls, and auxiliary apparatus before and during launching operations.

blockhouse 近义词


等同于 bunker

blockhouse 的近义词 3

等同于 fort


等同于 citadel


等同于 fort/fortress


等同于 fortification


  1. Rigg pointed out a blockhouse on the bluff overlooking the beach, saying they could expect menacing fire from that area.
  2. Much of the enemy firing, Liebling surmised, seemed to be coming from the blockhouse on the right that Rigg had singled out.
  3. There seemed to be a blockhouse on shore, and a kind of earthwork, near which was a flagstaff, but no flag was exhibited.
  4. The sunset rays pouring through the ports on the west side of the blockhouse slowly faded, leaving the main room dark.
  5. All together they ran at the blockhouse door, the glowing, smoking tip of the log in the forefront.
  6. In the aftermath of the cannon's roar came whoops of delight from nearly a hundred small boys in the blockhouse.
  7. Then they set fire to arrows and shot them at the blockhouse, and they all rushed in through the front gate.